When the teenage girl was admitted to hospital with agonising stomach pains, nurses suspected that she might be pregnant at first – but a trip to the toilet revealed the issue.

Maricar Cabral-Osorio, a nurse on US show Untold Stories of the ER, revealed that the toilet bowl was fill of wriggling tapeworms.

“There were a couple that were very long and wiggling around trying to get out of the toilet bowl,” she said.

The girl’s mother apologised to her daughter, and explained that she’d fed her the tapeworm eggs as she needed ‘some help’ with her weight before the pageant.

It’s not known whether the mother faced criminal charges, but we reckon mealtimes in that house are going to be mega awkward from now on.

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